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[FR Doc No: 94-25373]


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[Federal Register: October 13, 1994]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Health Care Financing Administration
[MB-84-CN]
RIN 0938-AG77

 

Medicaid Program; Charges for Vaccine Administration Under the 
Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program

AGENCY: Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), HHS.

ACTION: Correction of notice with comment period.

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SUMMARY: On October 3, l994, we issued in the Federal Register (59 FR 
50235) a notice with comment period that listed, by State, the interim 
regional maximum charges that providers may impose for the 
administration of pediatric vaccines to Federally vaccine-eligible 
children under the Pediatric Immunization Distribution Program, more 
commonly known as the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. This notice 
also specified the methodology that HCFA used to establish the maximum 
administration charges and options that States could use.
    In that notice, we inadvertently failed to specify the comment 
period closing date and the addresses for submittal of public comments. 
The omitted information follows:
    Comment period: Comments will be considered if we receive them at 
the appropriate address, as provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on 
December 12, 1994.

ADDRESSES: Mail written comments (1 original and 3 copies) to the 
following address: Health Care Financing Administration, Department of 
Health and Human Services, Attention: MB-84-NC, P.O. Box 7518, 
Baltimore, MD 21207-0518.
    If you prefer, you may deliver your written comments (1 original 
and 3 copies) to one of the following addresses:

Room 309-G, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20201, or
Room 132, East High Rise Building, 6325 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, 
MD 21207.

    Because of staffing and resource limitations, we cannot accept 
comments by facsimile (FAX) transmission. In commenting, please refer 
to file code MB-84-NC. Comments received timely will be available for 
public inspection as they are received, generally beginning 
approximately 3 weeks after publication of a document, in Room 309-G of 
the Department's offices at 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, 
DC, on Monday through Friday of each week from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
(phone: (202) 690-7890).
    For comments that relate to information collection requirements, 
mail a copy of comments to: Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive 
Office Building, Washington, DC 20503
Attn: Laura Oliven, HCFA Desk Officer.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marge Sciulli, (410) 966-0691.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program No. 93.778, Medical 
Assistance Program)

    Dated: October 6, 1994.
Michael W. Carleton,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information Resources Management.
[FR Doc. 94-25373 Filed 10-12-94; 8:45 am]
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